22 Common Technical Writer Interview Questions

Here are some common questions to ask technical writers during an interview.

  1. What is your experience with technical writing?
  2. What kind of projects have you worked on?
  3. How would you describe your work style?
  4. What is the writing process?
  5. What is your favorite part of the writing process?
  6. What do you think is the most important skill for a technical writer?
  7. How does the team work together?
  8. What are the main responsibilities of this position?
  9. How do you prioritize projects?
  10. How do you handle deadlines and deliverables?
  11. What are some of the challenges in this role?
  12. What is the difference between content and product documentation?
  13. What makes you unique?
  14. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  15. How do you keep track of changes in a document?
  16. Can you give an example of a time when you faced an obstacle at work and how did you overcome it?
  17. What are your expectations for this position?
  18. What is the typical career path for someone in this position?
  19. What is your favorite aspect of the job?
  20. Why do you want to work for this company?
  21. What do you know about our products or services?
  22. Why should I hire you?